Aston Martin has officially unveiled the second generation Vantage coupe. The new model received a completely redrawn exterior and a turbo engine from AMG. The European premiere of the sports car took place at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.
In terms of design, the new Aston Martin Vantage 2019 (photo and price) turned out to be similar to the car of James Bourne – Aston Martin DB10. The latter was built specifically for filming in the film “Spectrum”, and representatives of the brand promised that such a machine will remain exclusive.
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However, the production Aston Martin Vantage of 2019 received a similar body plastic, a radiator grille pushed down, similar contours of narrow headlights and a diffuser. Unless the design of the stern is done differently here – and I must say, the strip of lanterns across the entire width with a fashionable bend looks great.
Aston Martin Vantage in a new body is built on the basis of a shortened DB11 platform with a spatial aluminum frame. Compared to the first generation model, the overall length of the coupe has increased to 4,465 mm (+ 83), and the wheelbase to 2,704 mm (+ 103). Also, the car became noticeably wider – 1 942 mm versus 1867 for its predecessor, plus a full-fledged trunk of 350 liters appeared.
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A double wishbone suspension is used on the front of the two-door, and a multi-link is used at the back. The sports car received a carbon fiber propeller shaft and a gearbox located at the rear axle. However, to reduce the cost of construction, all exterior body panels of the new Vantage II are made of steel rather than aluminum.
The dry weight of the vehicle (without technical fluids) is 1,530 kg, which means that with a full fuel tank (73 liters) the equipped weight exceeds 1,600 kg. However, the British managed to achieve an ideal weight distribution along the axes (50:50), which means that the controllability of the novelty promises to be at least as good.
As for the powertrain, the rear-wheel-drive 2019 Aston Martin Vantage is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine from Mercedes-AMG. It is paired with an uncontested 8-band automatic ZF with push-button control and produces 510 hp. and 685 Nm of torque.
To accelerate from zero to hundreds, the car needs 3.6 seconds, and the maximum speed is declared at around 314 km / h. In the future, it is possible that a modification with a manual transmission will appear.
The new 2nd generation Vantage is the first British brand to receive an electronically controlled differential. The computer constantly analyzes the driving conditions and is able to change the degree of blockage in the range from 0 to 100%.
Plus, the model was equipped with adaptive shock absorbers with three operating modes: Sport, Sport Plus and Track. By default, the coupe’s wheels are fitted with conventional cast iron brakes with six-piston calipers at the front and four-piston calipers at the rear.
The list of basic equipment for Aston Martin Vantage 2019 includes dual-zone climate control, multimedia with an 8.0-inch display, front and rear parking sensors, LED headlights and power seats. For a surcharge, you can order a car park and all-round cameras.
The start of sales of the new Aston Martin Vantage fell on the second quarter of two thousand and eighteenth. Prices are already known: in Germany, a coupe will cost at least 154,000 euros, and in the USA – from 150,000 dollars. In Russia, they initially asked for a supercar from 13.5 million rubles, but later the starting price tag was lowered to 11 million rubles.